[FND] Knit Cap

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[FND] Knit Cap

Post by salmondine » 18 Jan 2010, 12:51

Knit Cap...blue or dyable versions.
The white ball is not shaded as image is meant to dye and have ball remain white (white = fffffe)
If blue version was used white ball would need appropriate light gray shading.

Image just to show some color
Image dyable sprite set
Works with Christmas tree hat xml

Tested this in-game with all hairstyles...mowhawk looked slightly odd as usual, the rest looked pretty good imo.
I also have a version with ear flaps

screen shot of my slightly older version...white ball placed high on top, not reacting to gravity...fixed in above sprite sets
also ugly dark pixel in center of hat fixed.
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This hat went through many incarnations, it started as a pretty crude image, oc I have them all, if you need to see wall of shame =]
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Re: Knit Cap

Post by Lizandra » 18 Jan 2010, 13:18

I've tried it in game too...it looks really cool! :wink:
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Re: Knit Cap

Post by baseballboy » 18 Jan 2010, 14:42

I want!
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Re: Knit Cap

Post by Crush » 18 Jan 2010, 15:12

Nice so far, but there are some little details which need to be fixed:
1. The lower edge should be bend a bit for perspective
2. The white top thingy needs an outline. It is also a bit too white. You should shade it at least a bit. You can exclude it from dyeing by using non-pure shades of gray like you already did.
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Re: Knit Cap

Post by Black Don » 18 Jan 2010, 18:35

Knit Cap? We Canucks call it a toque.
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Re: Knit Cap

Post by Link , hero of time » 18 Jan 2010, 19:20

Knit Cap for not cold :lol: :lol:
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Re: Knit Cap

Post by August Knight » 19 Jan 2010, 16:34

That looks wonderful, I'd love one too!
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Re: Knit Cap

Post by salmondine » 22 Jan 2010, 10:12

Crush wrote:Nice so far, but there are some little details which need to be fixed:
1. The lower edge should be bend a bit for perspective
2. The white top thingy needs an outline. It is also a bit too white. You should shade it at least a bit. You can exclude it from dyeing by using non-pure shades of gray like you already did.
I am having trouble finding light greys that do not dye, it may be gimp functions differently then tmw server db?
I use the gimp adjust color balance tool on the grayscale image to test what portions will dye.
Any help here with exact color format (example ffffffe) in light grey ranges that are protected from dying would be a great help.
If this is possible, I will continue with this hat, otherwise...
well why bother to fix perspective, if you see my point

If there is a complete formula for dying please post that...I have looked and experimented with gray shades for over 8 hours total.
be nice if it was posted somewhere on the forums...probably is...idk where though. Thanks in advance.
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Re: Knit Cap

Post by Crush » 22 Jan 2010, 13:22

The dyeing system is documented on the wiki (search for "image dyeing" - I would post a link but I am writing from my mobile phone right now)

In essence greyscales are only dyed when the R, G and B channels are equal. That means #dddddd would be dyed but the almost same color #ddddde wouldn't.
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Re: Knit Cap

Post by Black Don » 23 Jan 2010, 14:08

salmondine wrote:
Crush wrote:Nice so far, but there are some little details which need to be fixed:
1. The lower edge should be bend a bit for perspective
2. The white top thingy needs an outline. It is also a bit too white. You should shade it at least a bit. You can exclude it from dyeing by using non-pure shades of gray like you already did.
I am having trouble finding light greys that do not dye, it may be gimp functions differently then tmw server db?
I use the gimp adjust color balance tool on the grayscale image to test what portions will dye.
Any help here with exact color format (example ffffffe) in light grey ranges that are protected from dying would be a great help.
If this is possible, I will continue with this hat, otherwise...
well why bother to fix perspective, if you see my point

If there is a complete formula for dying please post that...I have looked and experimented with gray shades for over 8 hours total.
be nice if it was posted somewhere on the forums...probably is...idk where though. Thanks in advance.
Just add a hint of yellow to the gray and it will not dye
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Re: Knit Cap

Post by Mitsu » 01 Feb 2010, 18:21

Cool hat! I like it :)
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Re: Knit Cap

Post by Big Crunch » 01 Feb 2010, 22:06

I like two things about it.

1. The toque looks cool. One of the best looking hats in the game, imo.

2. The BC is featured prominently in the screenie.
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Re: Knit Cap

Post by salmondine » 02 Feb 2010, 00:01

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Shaded the ball in both versions.
I like the perspective. knit caps pull like this being quite flexible.
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Re: Knit Cap

Post by bluecloud2 » 02 Feb 2010, 19:44

i like it.
plz put it in game
but make 2 version off it plz.
one with and one without that ball. :)
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Re: Knit Cap

Post by salmondine » 10 Feb 2010, 00:02

Version without ball? If we wanted to do something like this maybe?

I thought about this, making the ball a fluffy fur quest of some type.
Ear flaps also have white balls hanging down off of them.
It might be interesting if a single color version was used.
3 versions that dye = a metric butt-load of database entries...one for each color of each version, but it could be done.
Be nice if mouboo's dropped mouboo wool of could be obtained with snip snip? spell...not really a magic user so not sure if that's the right name.
take the wool to seamstress or spinner...spinning wheel...user
recieve yarn, some npc knits hat and taylor makes white balls & possibly ear flaps, it's colder up north.

wool could then be used for other new future knitted items.
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